chouse

verb (1)
\ ˈchau̇s \
choused; chousing

Definition of chouse 

(Entry 1 of 2)

chouse

verb (2)
choused; chousing

Definition of chouse (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

Western US

: to drive or herd roughly

First Known Use of chouse

Verb (1)

circa 1659, in the meaning defined above

Verb (2)

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chouse

Verb (1)

perhaps from Turkish çavuş doorkeeper, messenger

Verb (2)

origin unknown

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